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Kay Rivers Kidd, Piano

Javier Chaparro, violin

James Warth, saxophone/flute/clarinet

Art Kidd, percussion/vocals

Strings, trumpeters, guitarists, singers, and more on request; 

Kay and Friends members have been performing together for over three decades.

 Most of our performances are private events, but please join us for these special public performances!

- Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 1:00 PM - Old Elgin High School Auditorium - Kay & Friends present "A Salute to the 1960s" - a concert honoring all graduates of the 60s.   

- Tarrytown United Methodist Church presents Kay & Friends in their 2015 Pops Concert on Sunday, May 3rd – performances at 4:00 and 6:30 in the Fellowship Hall. 

 Performing at home and abroad for over three decades, this dynamic quintet includes Kay Kidd on piano, Art Kidd on drums and vocals, Javier Chaparro on violin, Jim Warth on saxophone, and Evan Arredondo on bass, with stellar guest artist Gerardo Ramos on vocals.  In addition to their usual eclectic fare from Broadway to classical and big band to rock ‘n’ roll, there will be a tribute to our beloved Tim Curry, and other delightful surprises.

Please make your reservations soon for you and your friends, as seating is limited.  Email kay@kayandfriends.com 

There is a suggested donation of $20 per person, less for students.  Proceeds from this year’s concert will initiate a Timothy Curry Memorial Scholarship for music students at Huston-Tillotson University.  

 Contributions can be made at the concert, as well as before and after.

Give online at tarrytownumc.org   Online Givingor by mail at

Tarrytown United Methodist Church                         Re:  Kay & Friends Concert                           2601 Exposition Blvd., Austin, TX  78703

- Sunday, May 17, 2015, 3:00 PM, Kay & Friends will once again play the season closer for the Fredericksburg Music Club at the First United Methodist Church in Fredericksburg. This concert is free and open to the public -- a gift to the community from the Fredericksburg Music Club.  

 - On Sundays Kay plays for the 8:30 a.m. worship service in the sanctuary and with band members at the 11:00 o'clock worship service in the Fellowship Hall at Tarrytown United Methodist Church, 2601 Exposition Blvd., Austin. 

- A unique blend of popular and classical music, vintage jazz standards, swing, ballads, 50's & 60's, easy listening from the 20's to present, big band, historical music, rock & roll, Latin, country, show music, ethnic & folk

- For special events, weddings, receptions, conventions, recording sessions & social events.  Their widely acclaimed potpourri concerts include something for everyone to enjoy from jazz to classical chamber music, and from ragtime to Broadway.

- Frequently they provide ambient music for dinner, ending the evening with an appropriate blend of dance music. Kay and Friends has built a reputation on an ability to adapt their repertoire to the needs and desires of each client and situation.

- Soloists and ensembles up to 9 pieces to accommodate your taste, budget, and size of your gathering, with our 5 featured performers and a select group of colleagues who range from cellists to singers to trumpeters, and guitarists who sing and play many styles of music.


512 551 2585 Austin, Texas kay@kayandfriends.com